South India Tour Packages
Arrival at Chennai
After your arrival at Chennai airport, you will be greeted by the representatives of Swan Tours who will further navigate your trip, starting from dropping you at the pre-booked hotel. After a meal and relaxation, you must get going to the eminent temples holding their origin in the epic Mahabharata that is, the Parthasarathy temple followed by the Kapeeleshwar temple. Further to spend some leisure, you can walk around the Marina beach and visit the Santhome Church. For it is the first day, you will return to the hotel to rest for the night!
Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram
Post breakfast, you will be dropping at Kanchipuram which is renowned as the city of the temples. Now you will be heading to the Vaikuntha Perumal Temple which is an entity of the Dravidian architecture dedicated to the Lord Vishnu and Laxmi, followed by the Varatharaja temple, Kailasanatha temple, Ekambareswara temple and last but not the least you will be visiting Shore temple at Mahabalipuram, which has its roots in the Pallava Dynasty. After covering a lot of divine destinations, you will be dropped at the hotel of Mahabalipuram where you stay overnight.
Mahabalipuram – Puducherry - Tanjore
After breakfast in the hotel, you have to step out towards Puducherry which is the popular Union Territory of South India holding peace on the coast. Here you get to discover Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Churches of Pondicherry, Auroville, Gandhi Statue, and French colony. Get a drive to the hotel you are going to reside in Tanjore after a wholehearted drive at Puducherry, to stay overnight!
Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai
After breakfast, you can fulfill your heart with another Dravidian architecture, by roaming around in the sacred Brihadeeswarar temple which is also known as the Rajarajesvaram temple. Later in the day, you will be directed to Madurai and stop midway to visit Trichy where you get to explore more architectural ventures among which, the Srirangam temple is considered to be the most renowned. Furthermore, get into height and overlook from the Ucchi Pillayar Vinayaka Temple. At the end of the day, you will return back to the hotel and stay overnight at Madurai.
After breakfast, you will have a tour at Madurai where you will be delighted to visit the most heard, Meenakshi temple which is more than 2500 years old built by the Pandyan king, Kulashekarar. Now you need to get away your eyes from here and check the Thirumalai Nayak’s Palace and the night ceremony of Madurai temple which when ends, brings back you to the hotel to spend overnight.
Madurai - Chennai - Departure
Post your last breakfast in Madurai, you will head to Chennai for its time to bid “Parkkalaam” (“see you” in Tamil) to South India and board the flight from Chennai Airport back home.
For more information on South India tour packages contact Swan Tours or call 011 23415601.